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Vegetarian Groups That Changed The World – Rynn Berry

  Photo Credit – we will add as soon as someone claims it! Rynn Berry left us a year ago – January 9, 2014. Rynn was a great friend. He always enthusiastically answered our historical questions. He always gave us great support for our library / research projects – we exchanged material freely & often. Please enjoy 63 minutes of ‘classic Rynn’ – sharing his research & educating people. Non-violent eating!…

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General/ Travel/ vegan history/ Vegan Parenting/ vegetarian history

Vegan Adventurers – Starting In 1925 – Going Around The World

Vegan Adventurers – Starting In 1925 – Going Around The World J. de Leeuw-Pool & family of Andijk (Holland) – vegetarians – living exclusively on raw plants, fruits and wholemeal bread – ……on a grand voyage! ‘Pre-hippies’ – long forgotten by the vegan / vegetarian community. Postcard-sized & smaller – simple flyers – printed on thin paper – in our Ernest Bell Library collection. Kept in our ‘Wonderful Mavericks & Eccentrics’ file. Fortunately, around 90 years ago,…

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Donald Watson Article – Spring 1948 – The Vegan Magazine

The Ernest Bell Library has a passion for sharing excellent quality vegan articles / items – making them easily available to 21st C folk. Most early books & magazines on veganism were originally only published in the hundreds or in the low-thousands of copies. Wars, weather, insects, careless humans, etc. have combined to make many of them very hard to find. Photo – Donald Watson reads the 1st ever copy of The Vegan…

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LIVING THE SIMPLE LIFE – By Dugald Semple – Vegan 108 Years Ago

~ Personally, I began rather drastically over 50 years ago by cutting out not only all meat or flesh foods, but milk, eggs, butter, tea and coffee. Cheese I have never eaten; indeed I hate the very smell of this decayed milk. Next, I adopted a diet of nuts, fruit, cereals and vegetables. On this Edenic fare I lived for some ten years, and found that my health and strength…

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Animal Rights/ General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Henry S. Salt was “…The First Writer To Consider The Issue Of Animal Rights Explicitly, As Opposed To Better Animal Welfare.”

  Animals’ Rights Considered in relation to social progress – with a bibliographical appendix by Henry S. Salt. Published 1892 by G. Bell in London, New York . This is one of the most handled & most admired items in our Ernest Bell Library. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. A contemporary review of the book Animals’ Rights The Times, October 27, 1892 Books of the Week ~ While the subject of vivisection is so…

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Asenath Nicholson – ‘Vegan in New York’ in the 1830s – Missionary, Philanthropist And Traveler

I add  bold red to some text to emphasize vegan-ness. J ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ~ “My reason for objecting to every species of matter to be used as food, except the direct produce of the earth – as maybe seen in my last publication – is founded on the broad ground that no other matter is suited to the organs of man. This applies then with the same force to eggs, milk, cheese, and fish,…

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